Creating opportunities
for a better life
for everyone.

Plane Pull 2016 bigger than ever!

More Winnipeggers than ever  pulled planes at United Way’s 13th Annual Plane Pull! Plane Pull 2016 brought out almost 2000 people and 78 teams of pullers – a record number showing their support for our city. Nearly $50,000 was raised, all … Continue reading

Going further for Winnipeg kids and families.

After listening to Winnipeggers United Way presents a 3-year plan with clear goals to do more for kids and families still struggling in our city. For the first time in United Way Winnipeg’s history the annual fundraising campaign is evolving … Continue reading

Sunny skies and generosity

The 24th Annual United Way Winnipeg Golf Tournament saw sunny skies and a lot of generosity on Wednesday at the beautiful Bel Acres Golf & Country Club. More than 140 golfers on 36 teams took part in the Texas Scramble … Continue reading

The secret to happiness.

Turning five is a special event in anyone’s life, and for her fifth birthday Braelyn had a special idea. “She decided she wanted to do something,” said Braelyn’s aunt, Shania Pruden. “We were talking and she doesn’t like it how … Continue reading

Caring about kids

Community effort brings new shed for daycare at PFSS Thanks to the generous help of United Way Day of Caring volunteers, the daycare at Pregnancy & Family Support Services (PFSS) has a new shed for their toys and supplies. The shed was … Continue reading

Mirela’s story

Your gift means more support for people in need, close to home. People like Mirela, who looked for help at a neighbourhood family centre after her dad died. “I went looking for guidance…initially for my mental health and depression because my … Continue reading